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Upton Cross Primary School

wELCOME TO NURSERy

We are delighted to welcome your children to their new classes in Early Years Foundation Stage. In this term, our focus will be on…

All About Me/ People Who Help Us

Starting school/Who am I?/ How old am I?/ What I like?/What am I good at? Who helps us in our community?/How do they help us?

Key Information

Autumn Term Curriculum

English

Make marks and then tell you what we have drawn. Support your child in learning to write their own name - please make sure you teach them that the first letter is a capital and the rest are lower case letters. We will be reading a range of stories and developing our understanding of different characters and how they feel. At home you can help your child by supporting and encouraging them to read with you.

Maths

Count forwards and backwards to 10. Encourage your child to count out objects around the home and to sing number songs with you such as ‘1,2,3,4,5 once I caught a fish alive.’

Learning Journey

In Autumn, we will be exploring what is important to me. They will be learning about similarities and differences in people and what they choose to celebrate. What happens at Diwali? (Celebrating). Diwali is a Hindu New Year festival.

Music

In Music we will be learning about my musical heartbeat. Every piece of music has a heartbeat - a musical heartbeat. In music, we call it the 'pulse' or the 'beat' of the music. When you are listening and singing to the music and songs in this Unit, try to find and keep the pulse or steady beat together.

PE

In PE our topic is Locomotion. We will be learning how to move around safely by running, jumping and walking in different ways. We will also be learning how to change direction and move at different speeds.

Computing

In Computing we will be using a program called Mini Mash We will be learning about understanding the world, exploring a range of online activities.

PSHE

Being Me in My World/Celebrating Differences

Manage our emotions and feelings. Talk to your child about what they are learning in school. Encourage your child to talk about their ideas during play and to make their own decisions about what resources they will need for their chosen activity. Encourage your child to reflect and say what they could do better next time.

Spanish

In Spanish, we will be learning about numbers (Los Numeros), colours( Los Colores), days of the week.